NOMINATION CRITERIA CRITERIA (ii) The Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca represent exceptional examples of multi-cultural trading towns in East and South-East Asia, forged from the mercantile and civilization exchanges of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultures. CRITERIA (iii) …are living testimony to the multi-cultural tradition of Asia, where the greatest religions and cultures met. The coexistence of distinct faiths – both tangible and intangible – in particular the different religious buildings – is a testament to the religious pluralism of Asia CRITERIA (iv) …. reflect the coming together of cultural elements from elsewhere in the Malay Archipelago and from India and China with those of Europe to create a unique architecture, culture and townscape without parallel anywhere in the East and South-East Asia. In particular a range and exceptional architecture of shophouses and townhouses. kekkwa
HERITAGE CONSERVATION & REDEVELOPMENT Arts & Culture Traffic Management Social Fabric Religion & Traditions Housing Beautification & Cleanliness Commercial Tourism LIVING CULTURE/ LIVEABLE CITY THE HERITAGE VISION AR&T
WHAT IS A HERITAGE MANAGEMENT PLAN? A document to protect the significance of the Historic City of George Town; i.e. its Outstanding Universal Values Criteria 1: Living Heritage Criteria 2: Religious Buildings Criteria 3: Shophouses Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Perancang Negeri Negeri Pulau Pinang No.Rujukan Kertas : K9-2/2008 Mukasurat : 2/25 DOKUMEN INI IALAH HAKMILIK KERAJAAN NEGERI NEGERI PULAU PINANG
WHY IS A HERITAGE MANAGEMENT PLAN NECESSARY? This is a REQUIREMENT of the WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION and its Operational Guidelines. Under normal circumstances, the management plan should be operationalised by the time the Site is inscribed.
VISION OF THE HERITAGE MANAGEMENT PLAN “To ensure and encourage sustainable heritage development; and to provide a protection and development framework in order to maintain the authenticity and integrity of the Site, as exemplified by its Outstanding Universal Values”